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Summer fruit needs a boost

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Oranges have proven impulse-proof week after week. How can we give the rest of the department the boost it needs? 

Quarantine Kitchen doldrums are real    

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This is where I need not just ideas but an entire meal plan – breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Just tell me what to buy, when, here, and how to make it.

Gen Z shops online, isn’t satisfied with it

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The online shopping industry is full of customized features, digital try-ons, and savvy algorithms that pop up customized ads and deals--except in grocery.

Hello again, meal kits

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I just wanted someone to take the thinking away from me, but also not feed my family burgers, fried chicken, or pizza – their usual choices for takeout.

Summer stone fruit taste test

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I decided to see what my boys thought of the peaches, plums, and apricots. Kids being kids, they had mixed reviews and can't be scripted.

United Fresh Live: Now what?

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There's no rustle of booths breaking down in a virtual trade show. In fact, there's more value to be had from a platform like United Fresh Live.

United Fresh Live attendance jumps to 11,000

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Initial registration put attendance for the inaugural United Fresh Live convention June 15-19 at around 8,000, but as soon as the show hit the airwaves, more people started to register.

Fresh produce insiders: share your tips for storage and shelf life

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It's time to remind consumers that fresh produce has a better shelf life than people give it credit for.

Can grocery salad bars survive the pandemic?

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Dierbergs Markets in Missouri made the national news for its clever repurposing of its self-serve salad bars with little bottles of liquor, but it does bring up a dark spot in retail amid the COVID-19 crisis: the fate of salad bars in the long run.

Do we trust farmers markets during COVID?

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Pamela wonders about the other elephant in the room that could affect fresh produce sales at retail -- will consumers trust farmers markets during COVID-19?